We’re fortunate in Hawaii to have accessible U.S. Senators who have been on a first name basis with with their constituents forever. And at times like these U.S. Senator “Dan” Inouye has always been our “go to guy.”
Aloha Senator Inouye –
This morning we received the email of President Obama’s Weekly Address: It’s Time for Congress to Help Responsible Homeowners.
Neil Barofsky is the author of the new book “BAILOUT: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street.” If you read anything in Neil Barofsky’s new book – BAILOUT, you MUST read Chapter 8 “Foaming the Runway”.
Last week, undercover, [we] the government bought the servicing rights to 400,000 Bank of America bad loans – quoted as the worst loans and this is just a pittance of what Countrywide and Bank of America wrote during the subprime catastrophe that collapsed the American economy. Apparently, with very little forethought [we] the government agreed to “buy” these servicing rights that will on average cost an additional $10k – $50,000 to service, maintain and/or foreclose. Who was behind this imbalanced deal? Continue reading →